The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
London / City of London
Rank 131 144 146
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 22 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.22% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 0.56% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 21
Median daily rate £363 £193 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.31% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £389 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £17.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.29 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.73% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1226 1259 2147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.47% 39.90% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 941 1563
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £24.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 15 (35.71%) MS Office
4 15 (35.71%) Apple iOS
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
8 9 (21.43%) iPad
9 8 (19.05%) Apple Swift
10 7 (16.67%) ITIL
10 7 (16.67%) VMware
10 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.67%) Android
10 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 6 (14.29%) iOS Development
11 6 (14.29%) Coaching
11 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
11 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 6 (14.29%) Mac OS
11 6 (14.29%) SCCM
11 6 (14.29%) Banking
11 6 (14.29%) Xcode
11 6 (14.29%) Objective-C
11 6 (14.29%) Unix
11 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.90%) Shell Script

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) G Suite
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.76%) PBX
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Xcode
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) MSI
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Desktop Support
2 9 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.90%) iOS Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Mac Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Systems Support
8 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) REST
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) HTML5
2 3 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) Core Data
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.38%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 9 (21.43%) iPad
3 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 2 (4.76%) User Experience
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) Contactless
7 1 (2.38%) Fintech
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.38%) Social Media
7 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 15 (35.71%) Apple iOS
4 10 (23.81%) Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Android
6 6 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 6 (14.29%) Unix
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Coaching
2 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (4.76%) BDD
5 2 (4.76%) Line Management
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Apple Swift
2 6 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) CCA
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) HockeyApp
3 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.76%) Cobbler
3 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) Sophos
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Avaya
5 2 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
6 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.38%) Reuters
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